Hersel Elmo Riggs, 80, of Upton, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
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He was a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church. He retired from Gamble Bros. in Louisville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Maggie Priddy Riggs; and one son, Garry Riggs.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Margie Miller Riggs of Upton; two sons, Brent Riggs of Munfordville and Bobby (Tina) Riggs of Upton; one daughter, Lillian (Johnny) Carter of Louisville; two brothers, David Riggs of Upton and Harold Riggs of Hodgenville; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The funeral is at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at Manakee Funeral Home in Upton with the Rev. Carlon Fields officiating. Burial follows in Brackett Cemetery.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at Manakee Funeral Home in Upton.
Condolences may be expressed at www.manakeefuneralhome.com
Manakee Funeral Home
2098 Leitchfield Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in The News-Enterprise on Apr. 5, 2013